• Descent 2.0 players. Need help for the Heroes. : boardgames

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  • Condition | The Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second ...

    Some abilities and effects have the chance of inflicting conditions, such as Poisoned, upon heroes and monsters. Additionally, some attacks have a ability featuring a condition (such as Disease, Immobilize, Poison, or Stun). If the attack deals at least 1 (after rolling defense dice), the target suffers the listed condition. When a hero is knocked out, they discard any condition they might ...

  • All about Stun in Descent: Journeys in the Dark

    A stunned hero cannot use any ability that requires advancing, running, battling, or readying (except for placing a hero order). A figure may have more than one stun token on it at once: Only one stun token is removed each turn, so the figure will remain stunned for multiple rounds. II - References. Heroes with the Stun ability: none.

  • Hero | The Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition ...

    Heroes are the playable characters for the players other than the Overlord in Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition. There can be up to 4 heroes in a given game session, each from one of four possible archetypes: Warrior, Healer, Mage, and Scout. From this list, it will depend which classes are available for a specific hero. Heroes vary and differentiate themselves based on various ...

  • Spartans » Descent II Campaign Blog

    This Blog will track the progress of the players in Chris Cheyane's Descent 2 Board Game Campaign. The Players are: Barry – Jain Fairwood Ranger John – Widow Tarha Runepriest Kevin – Grisban the Thirsty Dwarven Rager Gareth – Avric Allbright …

  • The Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) Wiki ...

    Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) is a board game created by Fantasy Flight Games. In the darkest depths of Terrinoth, an ambitious overlord gathers his minions to lay siege on the world above. Only a small band of heroes, gifted with courage and power, will be able to save the land from the cold grip of domination. Now is the time to venture into the dark and unravel the overlord ...

  • Descent Second Edition FAQ from FFG - Descent: Journeys in ...

    Aug 23, 2012· Board and Card Games ; Descent: Journeys in the Dark ; Descent Second Edition FAQ from FFG ... Looks like I ruled correctly on stun (the heros fought me on it a bit because they use the character with the stun aura, but eventually they agreed it was OP if it was full turn stuns all the time). ... A hero cannot use these skills or abilities at ...

  • DESCENT : JOURNEYS IN THE DARK 2nd EDITION - A …

    As you can see, each Hero has his or her special Heroic Ability that can potentially be used every turn and below it the Heroic Feat, a once per game usage that tends to be a more powerful form of the Heroic Ability. Running down the centre are the Hero's …

  • Stun | The Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition ...

    The Stun keyword causes a target to become Stunned if an attack deals at least 1 (after the defense roll). Ability text: Stun: If this attack deals at least 1 (after the defense roll), the target is Stunned.

  • Kobold - Fantasy Flight Games

    ifications of the original Descent: Journeys in the Dark rules, entirely new rules for the expansion, and answers to frequently asked questions about the game. While this expansion is designed to be used in its entire-ty, it is possible to play using only some of the new ele-ments, such as the new heroes, new monsters, or new

  • Help with being overlord in Descent! : boardgames

    Heroes will rarely read the quest that you read to them and explained the rules in later quests. This easily means the difference between winning and losing. Especially if you read a quest rule wrong and changes everything as a result :) Common Overlord mistakes: You will also forget status conditions you gave to heroes, and stun on your monsters.

  • Descent Second Edition Unofficial FAQ | Wiki | BoardGameGeek

    A: So, "ignoring group limits" for 4-hero games really only applies to anything that came in the Conversion Kit, where certain monster groups actually have more figures than the group limits on the card would suggest. In your particular example, in a 4-hero game, when placing reinforcments, you may have up to 1 master and 1 minion on the map.

  • Moving off the map - Descent: Journeys in the Dark - FFG ...

    Mar 27, 2019· The rules say on page 9: "To move off the map, the figure must move to one of the edge spaces (marked below in red) on the entrance or exit tile and then spend one movement point.Spending a movement point is something figures must be able to do when on a friendly figure's space, otherwise they would never be able to exit that space (and therefore never be able to enter it).

  • Errata and FAQ Version 1 - Fantasy Flight Games

    Elemental, Act I and II: The Air ability should read, "Until the start of your next turn, this monster can only be affected by attacks from adjacent figures." Hero Sheets Grisban the Thirsty: Grisban's hero ability should read, "Each time you perform a rest action, you may immediately discard 1 …

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    Jan 18, 2018· Hero Ability Each enemy figure who enters a space adjacent to you becomes terrified. Heroic Feet (Action): Switch place with a hero withing your line of sight who is at most 5 spaces away from you. Figures and obstacles does not block your line of sight when performing this action.

  • Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) - Descent ...

    For the epic campaigns, see The Shadow Rune and Heirs of Blood.. Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) is a board game in which one player takes on the role of the treacherous overlord, and up to four other players take on the roles of courageous heroes. During each game, the heroes embark on quests and venture into dangerous caves, ancient ruins, dark dungeons, and cursed forests to ...

  • Fantasy Flight Games [News] - Guardians of Deephall

    Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the Guardians of Deephall Hero and Monster Collection for Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition ! The mountain village of Deephall lies in desperate danger. In Guardians of Deephall, you'll find four heroes and three monster groups to decide the future of Deephall.These figures were previously only available in the first edition of Descent ...

  • Traits | The Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition ...

    For the 10 monster traits, see Monster Traits. Traits are keywords associated with items. They can appear in relics, Search cards, and cards in the Shop deck. Traits do not have any rules themselves, but other rules or abilities present in different cards or Hero sheets might refer to traits. Axe - melee weapons Blade - swords and daggers. Book - accessory Boots - accessory Bow - ranged Cloak ...

  • All about Heroes in Descent: Journeys in the Dark

    Heroes Main Game Concept, Journeys in the Dark I - Rules (see JITD, p. 6; RTL, p. 8) In vanilla Descent, heroes can be dealt randomly or chosen by the hero players as stated in step 2a of the Game Setup. Road to Legend. Each hero player draws three hero sheets at random and chooses one of them to play for the duration of the Advanced Campaign.

  • Grisban the Thirsty | The Descent: Journeys in the Dark ...

    Grisban the Thirsty is a playable hero in the Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) base game. At first glance, Grisban's story is an old and familiar one. A dwarf from Dunwarr, Grisban has left the mountains to travel through Terrinoth, making his …

  • How to Win as Heroes in Descent: Journeys in the Dark 2nd ...

    This is why I never pick Grisban, he has a paltry movement allowance and a hero ability that forces him to stand still to be of any worth. ... The subreddit is mainly focused on the Second Edition of the game published in 2012 but all content related to Descent: Journeys in the Dark the board game is welcome as well as wider discussion related ...

  • Andrew Bud Adams: Descent 2nd Edition Painted Miniatures ...

    Jun 19, 2015· The base game comes with eight classes, two for each archetype. Though each of these heroes was designed as a match for one of those classes, the rules allow you to choose. For example, Syndrael makes a better Knight thematically, and Grisban is clearly a Berserker; however, since both are Warriors, you could choose either class for either hero.

  • Beastman - Fantasy Flight Games

    ence cards, with their own game rules and statistics. Hero Sheets Each hero player receives a cardboard sheet detail-ing his hero's strengths and abilities. For a detailed hero sheet diagram, see page 9. Map Pieces The map pieces are linked in various ways to form the game board. Each square on the board is considered one space. Every space ...

  • Errata - Fantasy Flight Games

    Hero Sheets Grisban the Thirsty: Grisban's hero ability should read, "Each time you perform a rest action, you may immediately discard 1 Condition card from yourself." Class Cards Necromancer, "Raise Dead": The card should read, "Place your Reanimate familiar token in an empty space adjacent to you."

  • Thoughts about balance in descent - Descent: Journeys in ...

    Aug 14, 2013· This is a copy of my reply to the thread "Poor Overlord (Heroes OP)": This is a strange argument since there are (in a little research I've done) 50/50 arguments about what is unballanced in Descent 2nd Edition. 50% say that the OL is overpowered and 50% say that the Heroes …

  • Descent-Community Wiki 1.1

    Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) is a board game created by Fantasy Flight Games. In the darkest depths of Terrinoth, an ambitious overlord gathers his minions to lay siege on the world above. Only a small band of heroes, gifted with courage and power, will be able to save the land from the cold grip of domination.

  • Random hero selector - Descent: Journeys in the Dark - FFG ...

    Jun 03, 2016· Playing Descent as a way to entertain the hero players as opposed to the clash of two factions, is completely missing the point of the game in my opinion. It's completely childish of the hero players to force the overlord player to play dumb otherwise they wouldn't have fun.

  • Hero abilities... | Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second ...

    Jul 25, 2014· Yes, it's a general rule that a given surge ability may only be used once per attack (unlike in Descent 1). If you have multiple copies of identical surge abilities, like the Berserker's starting axe, you may of course use both of them though.

  • Who Are The Characters In Descent: Journeys In The Dark ...

    May 13, 2018· Hero Ability: When a minion monster begins its activation adjacent to you, it is Stunned. Heroic Feat: Choose a monster within 3 spaces of you. Each monster in that group is Stunned. Speed: 5 Health: 10 Stamina: 4 Defense: Grey Willpower: 3 Might: 2 Knowledge: 2 Perception: 4 Story: Ashrian is a wandering and nomadic herbalist.The story goes that she knew nothing of the common tongue, only ...

  • Overlord Tactics in Descent: Journeys in the Dark

    Remember that every hero has its weakness. Use traps that ignore armor and monsters with the Pierce ability against heroes with high armor rating. Use other monsters against weaker characters. Slow down the heroes as much as you can; time is on your side. Remember that the heroes lose 3 conquest tokens each time you shuffle your deck.